Sustainable Development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. At the center of sustainable development is the concept of needs- in particular the essential needs of the world's poor, to which overriding priority should be given; and the idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and social organization on the environment's ability to meet present and future needs.
At DFractals, we strive to find customized solutions for the management of sustainability issues by characterizing, analyzing, quantifying and managing the relationship of our clients with the natural environment. We help our clients develop and implement cost-effective strategies, plans and policies that guide feasible and sustainable growth patterns. We strive to play a central role in helping our clients meet their business objectives using an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable approach.
Natural Resource Conservation, Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change, Eco-Tourism, Food Security and Disaster Management are some of the key areas, which DFractals focuses on.
- Natural Resources
Conservation of natural resources encompasses conserving the earth itself by protecting its capacity for self-renewal. It is all about the judicial management of natural resources in view of how it affects the quality of life for both present and future generations. It deals with how the human race, businesses, industries and economies interact with natural resources such as water, land, forests, wildlife, soil and sources of energy. We at DFractals, recognize that people and their livelihood depend on the productivity and health of our earth's natural landscape. Our experts focus on the technical and scientific understanding of our ecology and resources and their life supporting capacity, to advise our clients on enhancing the use and management of natural resources.
- Environmental Sustainability
With rapid economic development, environmental degradation has increased. The increasing levels of pollution and degradation of natural resources is threatening the health and lives of people throughout the world. Marginalized sections of the society bear the maximum brunt of the adverse effects due to their high dependence on natural resources and limited adaptive capacity. DFractals helps clients find robust solutions to environmental challenges, which arise in the process of economic development. We provide technical support in building green cities, healthy homes and communities. Our experts help clients interpret and maintain appropriate compliance with environmental regulations, develop policies, minimize risks and take advantage of new technologies, opportunities and markets.
- Climate Change
Climate change is defined as a change in the statistical distribution of the normal weather patterns that lasts for an extended period of time. The current changes happening in the weather phenomenon can be attributed to factors such as biological processes, earth's tectonic and volcanic activities, solar radiation received by earth from the sun, and the most recent and relevant - global warming caused by human activities.
We at Dfractals, assist our clients in finding effective, efficient and cost minimizing measures to achieve environmental sustainability and also build climate resilience into their strategies, processes and activities. We seek to engage the private sector in the fight against climate change and develop the 'missing markets' to find economic solutions to the negative externalities of environment-degrading human activities. With expert understanding of the environment, our advisors assist clients in mobilizing resources to finance, sustain and strengthen climate change programmes along with designing and implementing programs that address each unique climate situation.
Eco-Tourism is all about preserving and sustaining the diversity of the world's natural and cultural environments by accommodating and entertaining visitors in a way that is minimally intrusive or destructive to the environment and sustaining & supporting the native cultures in the locations it is operating in. At DFractals, our initiatives and strategies strive to minimize the adverse affects of hotels, trails, and other infrastructure by using either recycled materials or plentifully available local building materials, renewable sources of energy, recycling and safe disposal of waste and garbage, and environmentally and culturally sensitive architectural design while at the same time ensuring financial and business viability and sustainability.
- Food Security
Food Security, earlier understood as a national concept, was articulately conceptualized at the 1996 World Food Summit as a situation 'when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life.' The world produces more than enough for everyone, but due to market distortions and unfavorable supply-side economics; people face malnutrition, deficiencies and starvation. We at DFractals, strive to aid and assist food insecure individuals in developing societies. We provide new and innovative biological, technical and market-oriented solutions for food security; developing strategies to increase food production as well as making sure food is affordable and accessible to the citizens of the developing world.
- Disaster Management
Disaster Management is the organization and management of resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies, in particular preparedness, response and recovery in order to lessen the impact of disasters. The impact of any disaster can be reduced through a good understanding of preventive actions, as well as having the knowledge of certain life-saving tools and techniques which, when used at the time of the event of disaster, can control the total damage to life and belongings. DFractals supports its clients in conducting disaster risk and vulnerability assessments, creasing awareness, improving skills in disaster risk reduction and response through training, planning, emergency plans, risk analysis and emergency response. We ensure that our clients are aware of all possible disaster hazards and have the proper resources and protocols in place to minimize potential risks and mitigate potential losses.
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